Corner TV Cabinet

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Project by TheDane posted 01-17-2014 10:03 PM 1967 views 6 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter needed a cabinet for her new TV, but it needed to fit in the corner of the room, so I came up with a six-sided design.

It is built of Red Oak, 41” wide, 20” deep, and 24 1/2” high. The two drawer boxes are 1/2” hard maple with machine cut dovetails and full extension slides.

Due to the shape of the carcase, I had room in the back to tuck a power strip/surge suppressor so all of the cords and cables are concealed inside the cabinet.

The finish is 2 coats of Danish Oil, followed by 5 coats of satin poly.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop

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#1 posted 01-17-2014 10:06 PM

Gerry that turned out beautiful. I like the idea that you hid the cords inside the cabinet instead of just on the back. Your dovetails and frame and panels look great!

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK

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#2 posted 01-17-2014 10:17 PM

Drew—Thanks! The oak frame is mortise & tenon, but I cheated a bit on the joints. I put a 1/8” 45-degree chamfer all the way around the show surfaces … adds a nice little detail and hides any slop that creeps into the joints.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 01-17-2014 10:49 PM

Very NICE & COOL, Gerry!

I like those places in the back for those misc. items… LOL

She will LOVE it!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#4 posted 01-17-2014 11:16 PM

Very, very attractive cabinet. The design is really nice, the wood looks great and the details also very nice. Your daughter should be very pleased.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#5 posted 01-18-2014 12:32 AM

Nice work Gerry.
That came out beautifully.

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#6 posted 01-18-2014 02:46 AM

Very creative thinking in the design. Looks great. I’m sure your daughter will treasure it for a long time. Maybe pass it down.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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Scooter McClain

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#7 posted 01-18-2014 10:06 PM

Beautiful work! That sure looks great!

-- I make sawdust. I think thats a fair assessment of my finished products!

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#8 posted 01-19-2014 01:34 AM

Awesome job, novel idea ;-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#9 posted 01-20-2014 01:23 PM

Nice job Gerry,not only a great turner but a great carpenter too !

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#10 posted 01-22-2014 03:48 PM

Excellent job on that fantastic TV cabinet. Well thought out design and great finish. I even like the look of the back part, very neat build. Very lucky daughter!

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#11 posted 01-22-2014 03:53 PM

Very nice job.


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#12 posted 01-22-2014 04:34 PM

Gerry, this turned out nicely. You did a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#13 posted 03-20-2014 04:44 AM

Gerry, really nice job on the cabinet!!! Your daughter should be very proud of it, and you…..


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